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F&M Bank opens new drive thru location on Harlan Street

The new location opened its doors on Monday, January 7th and includes two drive-thru lanes, a 24-hour drive-up ATM, night

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Salaries set for county officials and their deputies

By:  Charlie Radatz During the Mon., Dec. 31, meeting of the Richardson County Commissioners, a motion was made by Commissioner

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Journal subscriptions to increase in 2019

Subscriptions are coming due for those who are due in January. If you received a card, please send your payment

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Keeping tree limbs out of city electrical lines proves to be costly

By a 6-0 vote Falls City’s City Council, during their Dec. 17th meeting, accepted a bid of $199,375 of a

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Sheriff compares salaries and benefits of City and County officers

By:  Charlie Radatz During the Tues., Dec. 11th meeting of the Richardson County Commissioners, Sheriff Don Pounds updated the Board

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Auburn organizations help make season Merry and Bright

Story by Lori Gottula, photos by Chelsie Alexander Every photo taken at the Jessica Santo Photography Studio in Falls City

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Snow, rain, tornadoes or heat-Jim Parrish was there

Story and photo by Lori Gottula The Sunday after Thanksgiving, as sleet pelted the windows of southeast Nebraska, and 40

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Police Chief and Sheriff meet with Commissioners to address jail booking policies and other concerns

  By Nikki McKim Richardson County Sheriff Don Pounds (pictured) met with the County Commissioners on November 13 to discuss

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Spanish Teacher Discovers America

Story and photo by Lori Gottula When most of us seek adventure from our normal, boring lives, that means we

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Vote 2018 – Get to know your Mayoral Candidates

Shawna Bindle was born and reared in Falls City. She graduated from Falls City High School in 1995.  She is 42

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Froeschl and Catlin named Irish Royalty

Homecoming at Sacred Heart High School was held this past weekend where Anthony Froeschl, son of Phil and Laurie Froeschl

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Downtown ups its style game with addition of Miava Boutique

By Amber Holle Women of Falls City did a little happy dance on September 12, when the doors opened to

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Bindle and Buchner named FCHS 2018 Royalty

Homecoming at Falls City High School was held this past weekend where Brody Bindle, son of Brian and Shawna Bindle

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Tigers victorious in overtime thriller

By Brian McKim The Falls City Tigers, fresh off a disappointing loss at Fairbury last week, hosted the Lincoln Christian

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The greatest game that never was

  Story and photo by Brian McKim All the hype, all the lead-up, the fans, especially the Boneyard, were whipped

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Maintenance Work on US-73 Near Falls City

Weather permitting, a chip seal project will begin August 20 on US‑73, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.  Chip

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Southeast Region Experiences 911 Outage – UPDATED

The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) has been notified that 911 centers in the Southeast Region of the state are

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City Council tables Firework Discussion

  It was erroneously reported in last weeks Falls City Journal in the story titled ‘FCPD looking at the possible

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Take Back Our Community group hope to lead by example

(A longer, more detailed story will appear in the Wednesday, July 18 edition of the Falls City Journal) By Nikki McKim

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Helicopter accident near Rulo

The Richardson County Sheriff’s Department sent out a media report, reporting a small helicopter accident south of Rulo, Monday night.

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New security measures in effect at Richardson Co. Courthouse

The Richardson County Courthouse put new security measures into effect on July 10, 2018, supervised by the Richardson County Sheriff’s

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Gatherings Market Falls City: Newest attraction on Stone Street

By Chaz Dunn A ribbon cutting and open house was held Friday evening, June 22, to highlight and establish downtown

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Beloved War Hero and former publisher of the Falls City Journal Bill Schock passes away at 99

George William “Bill” Schock passed away early Thursday morning, June 21, 2018, at the age of 99. He was born

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City council approves Sun Mart liquor license, grants funds to fix wall destroyed in fire

By Charlie Radatz Sun Mart Foods in Falls City may soon be selling packaged beer, wine, and possibly other distilled

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Run for the Fallen event draws crowd to Veterans Memorial Park

Story and photo by Kaylie Ractliffe The long-awaited Falls City stop on the Run for the Fallen tour brought an

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